Port of Santos

26 Jul 2016
Dockworker arrests are only the latest intrigue at South America's busiest container port.
Employees of the Brazilian customs agency, pictured, are pressuring interim President Michel Temer to live up to the promises of his predecessor, and in the process are threatening to gridlock essential customs functions during the Olympics.
21 Jul 2016
Brazilian shippers are suffering from a double whammy of industrial action this week.
14 Jul 2016
Santos dockworkers and port operators are continuing talks on staffing, with further strike action on the agenda.
07 Jul 2016
Stevedores from the Sindicato dos Estivadores do Santos union, known as Sindestiva, carried out a 24-hour stoppage.
05 Jul 2016
The introduction of cross docking at Tecon Santos will create savings for shippers using the terminal.
04 Jul 2016
With next month’s summer Olympics a disaster long before the torch is lit, and with political and economic upheaval swirling, South America’s biggest economy is in the midst of one of its deepest recessions.
01 Jul 2016
Shippers using South America's busiest containe port dodged two bullets.
17 Jun 2016
More draft restriction due to a lack of dredging is preventing three marine terminals at the Brazilian port of Santos from handling fully loaded 9,000-TEU ships.
09 Jun 2016
Ports, shippers and politicians from the Brazilian state of São Paulo are lobbying the government to appoint a technocrat to the country’s national port administration.
Port of Rio de Janeiro
08 Jun 2016
Container terminals in Brazil are hashing out pricing policies for enabling shipper compliance with an international container weight rule that enters force July 1.
Isle ship-to-shore gantry cranes at port of Santos, Brazil
27 May 2016
The stagnant Brazilian economy and the massive injection of container capacity hurts major terminal operator.
Santos SEP Brazil ports
17 May 2016
The Brazilian port sector’s worst nightmare has become a reality with the government’s announcement that the Special Ports Ministry, or SEP, would be subsumed by the Transport Ministry as part of a cost-saving initiative.